BA Film & Motion Design

The study programme for the film professionals and motion designers of tomorrow

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Shape the future of media.

In the practical-oriented Film & Motion Design programme at UE, fundamental methods, concepts, and techniques for creating time-based media are taught and explored. From camera operation and sound design to analogue stop-motion animation, CGI, and 3D modelling, through to digital compositing, hybrid film, and visual music, the course offers a wide range of creative expression possibilities. Being able to professionally develop and design media is one of the most exciting and forward-thinking contemporary activities. In the Film & Motion Design programme, you will participate in these innovative developments. If you are interested in seeing what our student create and design during their studies, check out our Gallery.

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Film & Motion Design

Explore cinematographic design approaches and basic film editing concepts in current film formats and genres.

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Admission Requirements

Here are some things you will require for your application at the UE:

  • Completed admission form
  • Transcript & language proficiency
  • CV & Copy of passport
  • a portfolio is required
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Semesters & Credits

  • 6 semesters
  • 180 ECTS (Credits)
  • Teaching language: English

The programme starts in both the winter and summer terms.

In your 5th semester, you can do internships or study abroad.


  • EU applicants standard: € 708 monthly
  • Non-EU applicants standard: € 12,100 yearly

Got questions about financing? Check out our fees!

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With a focus on time-based design, the Film & Motion Design programme prepares you for a variety of current and future professions in the fields of animation, film, design, scenography and media art. Your job opportunities are as varied as the media landscape itself.

After graduation, you will be expected to have a wide range of interdisciplinary skills as a motion designer, digital designer or film designer. You will be employed or freelance for agencies, television stations, film or game productions, in the entertainment industry, the liberal arts, advertising or knowledge transfer, in the media production of museums, trade fairs, theatres, and event stages.

Gain access to internships and real-life projects in a range of leading companies and cultural institutions.

  • DuMont
  • Wall Decaux
  • Reports without Borders for Press Freedom
  • TOA

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Learn from our Experts

Read more about our professors and their career.

Prof. Benjamin Dickmann

Prof. Benjamin Dickmann

Benjamin Dickmann is the Programme Director for Film & Motion Design at University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Berlin campus. Contact us to know more!
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Prof. Benjamin Hohnheiser

Prof. Benjamin Hohnheiser

Learn from our Film and Motion design expert Benjamin Hohnheiser and study animation and 3d design at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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